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16 Things You Should Never Say To Your Kids

Your words carry more weight than you realize.

1. "Be a man!"

2. "Girls/boys don't do that."

3. “I hope someday you end up with a kid just like you.”

4. "Your mom/dad is an idiot."

5. "You're the _____ one, and your sibling is the ______ one."

6. "Shut up!"

7. "Why can't you be more like your brother/sister?"

8. "Stop crying or I'll give you something to cry about!"

9. "Why can’t you do anything right?”

10. "There's no reason to be scared. Just do it!"

11. “That’s what you get for not listening!”

12. "You're a bad girl/boy!"

13. "I hate my body."

14. "I was bad at math too. You take after me!"

15. "Just let me do it for you.”

16. "You look so much better when you..."

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